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Pope Francis's new encyclical will address the issue of inequality in the distribution of resources (CNS)

The Archbishop of Huancayo says encyclical released this month will have ‘many critics’

Pope Francis washes the foot of a young offender during last year's Holy Thursday Mass at Rome's Casal del Marmo prison (CNS) Below: A video of last year's ceremony (RomeReports)

Francis will visit the St Mary of Providence Centre, according to reports

Pope Francis walks past musicians before a general audience (AP)

Pastoral bishops and priests must help the Pope if his desired changes are to be achieved

Pope Francis  salutes the faithful in St Peter's Square (Photo: PA)

Three new books about Pope Francis show that the new Pontiff believes we are engaged in a daily battle with the Devil

Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi: as cool as a cucumber (AP)

Both Fr Lombardi and Pope Francis have the Jesuit gift of remaining calm under fire